Only in the last article, we write about extreme heatwaves in the southern half of South America /https://mkweather.com/iguazu-argentina-406c-the-highest-temperature-ever-paraguay-after-457c-buenos-aires-after-cold-front-139c-and-the-next-heatwaves-are-coming//.
The northern half of the continent is however still very stormy and the La Nina pattern in the last days brought severe floods in 4 countries, including metropolitan areas.
The heaviest rainfall in almost 20 years fell over the capital of Ecuador, Quito, with a result of minimally 24 dead and 50 injured. The municipality said that twelve people remained missing Tuesday night after a hillside collapsed /more here: https://youtu.be/fg2QvGj_geE/.
The next at least 24 people have been killed in the state of Sao Paulo in southeastern Brazil, which has caused heavy rains recently, causing landslides, river flooding, floods, and other disasters.
Rain triggers deadly landslides and floods in Tolima, Colombia, too, with a result of 2 fatalities.
Almost 900 people evacuated amid devastating floods in Peru’s Machu Picchu area.
Heavy rainfall to the northern half of South America is bringing the La Nina pattern which is after stormy Summer 2021/2022 /https://mkweather.com/summer-2021-2022-forecast-for-south-america-stormy-north-hot-and-dry-south-cold-and-dry-pacific-coast// forecast in Autumn 2022, too /https://mkweather.com/autumn-2022-forecast-for-south-america///.
El Nino, with weaker storms in the region, is predicted to come only from Autumn 2022 /https://mkweather.com/el-nino-is-coming-autumn-2022-a-big-changes-in-circulation-patterns-worldwide//.
In the next weeks and months, therefore, the next severe flooding events in central and northern Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and the Guyana region are possible.
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